LONDON: A Manchester non-public rent businessman is highlighting the problem of Indian occupied Kashmir by wrapping his automobiles with “Kashmiri Lives Matter” posters.
British-born Mohammed Rafqat owns round 100 non-public rent vehicles which function within the Greater Manchester space, offering taxi and supply companies.
The businessman has wrapped his automobiles with slogans of Kashmiri Lives Matter; India! Stop Genocide in Kashmir; and End Indian occupation of Kashmir. Rest of the posters spotlight the rely of lack of human life inflicted on Kashmiris by the Indian occupation forces. These posters give the account of over 100,000 harmless Kashmiris who’ve misplaced their lives by the hands of Indian forces.
Speaking to Geo and The News, Mohammed Rafqat stated he hoped that hundreds of individuals would be capable of see these posters displayed on his automobiles.
He defined: “My cars operate in Manchester and the surrounding areas and I hope that everyday thousands of people watch these cars passing by. The whole point is to show to English community and others that Kashmiri Lives Matter too.”
Rafaqat stated he took the initiative after realising that consciousness in regards to the problems with Kashmir both lacked in western international locations or individuals within the west didn’t know a lot in regards to the battle.
He stated his marketing campaign is just focussed on the sufferings of widespread individuals. “I don’t belong to any political party. I am concerned only about the people of Kashmir. They are victims of Indian genocide and the world is looking away.”
The businessman was impressed by the latest marketing campaign underneath the banner of “Black Lives Matter”. dozens of protests have been held throughout cities in Britain together with in Manchester. These protests introduced collectively individuals from all shades underneath the identical banner.
“I liked the messaging of Black Lives Matter movement. It was all about the rights of Black people and it was simple and effective. I decided to launch vehicles for the same purpose of reaching out to maximum number of people to show them there is a forgotten place called Kashmiri where India is involved in state terrorism by usurping rights of innocent people.”
Rafaqat’s automobiles have grabbed consideration in busy areas of Manchester. Locals have stopped by to learn the wording of posters. Outside the prepare station, passengers have stopped to make photos of his automobiles to submit on social media websites. Teenagers have stopped by Rafqat’s vehicles to make selfies.
Rafqat didn’t disclose how a lot he has spent to brighten his vehicles with “Kashmiri Lives Matter” posters however he stated the cash was not the problem.
He stated: “I am prepared to spend as much as I can. I will do anything for my people in Kashmir. I have answered the call of my conscience. This campaign is all about humanity, the humanity of Kashmiri people which India has denied to them.”